19th Century Original Antique Map of Japan and Korea
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Title: Japan and Corea
Publication: The Chinese Empire Illustrated.
Date: circa 1858
Description: 'Japan and Corea' drawn and engraved by John Rapkin for John Tallis and Co. Vignettes include Yeodo, a state Barge and Koreans.
Condition: Good paper and imprint, early outline colour, minor discolouration to margins.
Image size: 255 x 335mm
10 x 13.25 " approx.
Order No. 2633
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19th century decorative antique map of Japan and Korea.
John Rapkin (fl. 1835-65)
A nineteenth century map maker and engraver, best known for his work on the Illustrated Atlas of the World 1849-53 for John Tallis and Co. noted for their beautifully decorative borders and later re-issued by the London Printing and Publishing Co. London and New York.